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Summer Shopping Directory – now live

small brand summer shopping directory

With a few more details on each business taking part in our Summer Collection, the SHOPPING DIRECTORY is a great place to turn for a bit of summer inspiration. Companies are listed alphabetically with details of their offer, contact details and more.  Simply click on each brand’s details to head straight to their website –

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Summer Collection launches Monday 20th June!

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The OCF Summer Collection launches on Monday 20th June with discounts and special offers across 50 brands. Our members showcase the wide range of fantastically original products small businesses have to offer – not just at Christmas but throughout the year. So for summer fashion, homewares, holiday bits and bobs and sunshine funshine, see our

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January Sales are running across our member businesses

While Christmas may be over, the OCF is “not just for Christmas”.  We like to continue to support our small business members throughout the year. As we settle in to January, we thought you might like a little round up of the offers currently running across businesses involved in the Online Christmas Fair! Click HERE to

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Our Shopping Directory is now live

With a bit more detail than our Fair Flyer, our A-Z Shopping Directory lists all participating member businesses in alphabetical order – with a clickable link to their profile. Click HERE to download your copy…. Please do have a browse and contact us on hello@onlinechristmasfair.com or call 074321 54924 with any queries. Polly x

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Find our members at these LIVE events this Christmas

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To download a PDF copy, please click here   NOVEMBER 1st – 30th Nov Local Collective Pop-up 3 Burgess House, West Street, Haslemere GU27 2AB www.regandbob.com www.theholidayshop.london ********************************************************************************** 1st Nov – 15th Jan Maggie J & Co Pop Up Shop 71 High Street, Tring HP23 4AB www.hughug.co.uk ********************************************************************************** 8th – 11th Nov The Christmas Cotswold

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Demystifying candles for World Candle Day today!

TODAY is World Candle Day, so I thought I’d mark the occasion and the start of spring by lighting a scented candle.   However I really didn’t know where to turn with so many candles and methods of production, scents and styles out there.  We are lucky in the OCF that we have a number of

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Good Web Guide interview with Online Christmas Fair founder Polly Horton

Christmas Shopping In A Pandemic: Are Virtual Gift Fairs Here To Stay? Digital trend: Polly Horton on how virtual fairs help independent brands survive online. Christmas shopping in 2020 is poles apart from what it was last year. There’ll be no traipsing round the high street at ease or trawling Christmas fairs with jolly friends.

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Scent & Seed’s Journey to more Eco friend packaging – and it hasn’t been an easy ride!

Packaging has been one of the things that has concerned me the most. Self-isolating at home I’ve been relying on online deliveries and have been horrified at the amount of packaging that we’ve had to recycle, or in many cases throw away, because it is plastic based. It wasn’t just the deliveries I was receiving,

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World Environment Day

Our members are passionate about sustainability and protecting the environment. Read more about their environmental practices here as part of World Environment Day Puritx Purity * Protects Pure Essential Oils  –  Organic Aloe Vera.  A superior hand sanitiser for those who care. The plant based alcohol is proven to kill 99.9% of all bacteria and microbes;

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